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Sorry for posting it here, but I dont think there is a bluewhite64 distro section.
I've installed Bluewhite64 and tried to compile kernel 126.96.36.199 x86_64 bits
to boot without an initrd.
My motherboard is an Abit FP-IN9 Chipset nforce 650sli.
I've checked the nvidia site, they tell me in their site the sata driver is the nv_sata
included in kernel.
My partition is EXT3
So I have marked an '*' on the following:
amd_754 (nvidia site says this is for southbridge ide nforce 430, and other models)
I've been told that I need an option marked as '*' too which is called
dev_fs or udev for booting without an initrd. But I can't find this option.
When I try to boot, I get the error VFS Error Kernel Panic, Cannot sync to partition (8,2). That is strange because I use lilo and the partition is set correct on 'root=/dev/sda2', and I wrote on MBR using the command lilo.
Any idea of what may be ?
PS: By the way, I compiled the same kernel 188.8.131.52 arch i386 on slack 12 and it worked wonderfully.